Last $40.01 USD
Change Today -0.01 / -0.02%
Volume 707.7K
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sotheby's (BID) Snapshot

Open
$39.95
Previous Close
$40.02
Day High
$40.41
Day Low
$39.84
52 Week High
02/27/14 - $51.23
52 Week Low
04/18/13 - $30.10
Market Cap
2.8B
Average Volume 10 Days
849.0K
EPS TTM
$1.86
Shares Outstanding
69.2M
EX-Date
03/6/14
P/E TM
21.5x
Dividend
$0.40
Dividend Yield
11.60%
Current Stock Chart for SOTHEBY'S (BID)

sotheby's (BID) Details

Sotheby’s, one of the oldest auction houses in the world, is an auctioneer of various properties including fine art, antiques, decorative art, jewelry, and collectibles. The New York company’s finance subsidiary offers certain collectors and dealers financing, primarily secured by works of art. It is also involved in licensing activities. Sotheby’s dealer segment sells works of art directly to private collectors and museums and acts as a broker in private purchases and sales of art. Sotheby’s, founded in 1744, operates principally in the U.S, Britain, and China.

1,577 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/14
Founded in 1744

sotheby's (BID) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President,...
Total Annual Compensation: $700.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $466.2K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $550.0K
Chief Executive Officer of Asia
Total Annual Compensation: $644.7K
Executive Vice President of Global Auction Tr...
Total Annual Compensation: $535.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

sotheby's (BID) Key Developments

Sotheby's Presents at 2014 AREAA Global and Luxury Summit, Apr-13-2014 10:30 AM

Sotheby's Presents at 2014 AREAA Global and Luxury Summit, Apr-13-2014 10:30 AM. Venue: Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York, New York, United States. Speakers: C. Hugh Hildesley, Vice Chairman of Advisory Board.

Sotheby's - Shareholder/Analyst Call

Sotheby's - Shareholder/Analyst Call

Third Point LLC Files Lawsuit Against Sotheby's

Third Point LLC announced that it has sued Sotheby's and its board to fight the auction house's efforts to cap its stake in the company at 10%. The firm is Sotheby's large shareholder with a 9.6% stake. It has been pushing for changes at the company for some time, including shaking up its board. Third Point said in its lawsuit that Sotheby's shareholder rights plan, known as a poison pill, unfairly hampers its efforts to advocate for change. The plan limits activist investors like Third Point to smaller stakes than the 20% that passive investors can acquire. The hedge fund argues that the poison pill is not a reasonable response to prevent a takeover, but an attempt to thwart a proxy contest. Sotheby's, which adopted the plan in 2013, announced that it is similar to those adopted by other publicly traded companies in comparable situations. The company announced that the plan ensures that all its shareholders are treated fairly and limits the ability of anyone to seize control of the company without properly compensating shareholders.

 

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